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Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat

| Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
+506 8311 8950
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Great Experience!

Taking surfing lessons at with the Waverider instructors was an absolute blast. They teach you so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nancy H
Amazing surf guides

This past spring we had another great week of surfing w WaveRider. Can't say enough about the... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
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Dominical Waverider have the best trained surf instructors in Costa Rica, our surf lessons are designed for all ages and levels. Owned by Dominical Lifeguard Captain, all surf instructors are certified lifeguards and experienced surfers. Whether you are new to surfing, need support moving into bigger waves or simply want to improve your surfing skills then our surf camp is the right choice for you! We offer surf vacation packages that will provide you with everything you need to get the most out of your time in Costa Rica, including surf lessons, yoga, accommodations, transportation, tours and adventures to amazing natural attractions. Immersed yourself in the "Pura Vida" vibes and come have a vacation of a lifetime with us!
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| Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
+506 8311 8950
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Taking surfing lessons at with the Waverider instructors was an absolute blast. They teach you so much within a short period of time, including a great explanation of rip tides and currents to make sure you are safe on the beach. They walked us to...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This past spring we had another great week of surfing w WaveRider. Can't say enough about the competency and friendliness of instructors. Real deal surfers w lifesaving credentials who are focused on you. Not some 'dig me' dudes who aren't paying attention. They are locked...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The surf camp was everything their website says they are and more. All accommodations were as advertised. But the best part was the great staff and they way they showed you around Dominical. If you want to experience Pura Vida. Sign up for a week...More

Thank serferz
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Andrew and Jeanine were great. The surf lessons were keyed to my experience level. They picked me up, dropped me off, took me around to see the local area, sunsets, and to hang out with friends. One of my best experiences in Costa Rica all...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

I had an amazing experience at Dominical Waverider. It was one of the highlights of the trip and Jeanine and her staff were awesome to deal with and very knowledgeable. Where they went above and beyond, however, was after my trip. I left a pair...More

Thank Cullen M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We were a group of 10 people of varying ages (8-45). We had a great experience with Dominical Waverider - Jeanine and her staff are professional and friendly. They took lots of time explaining everything to all of us, as we were all beginners, and...More

Thank megmully
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Summer, sun, juicy pineapple, nice waves, a charming team who knew everything about surfing and how to pass this knowledge to their clients (beginners as well as intermediates), always keeping safety rules in mind. The client - teacher ratio was extremely good, so everybody could...More

Thank rib_and_elbow
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I've just had 4 days in Domincal which was lovely. Jeanine at Waveriders couldn't be more friendly and helpful. I had two lessons with Gonzales and cannot recommend him enough! He is an excellent teacher and very positive and patient! I learnt more with Gonzo...More

Thank Nic B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The best surfing lessons i've taken in Costa Rica. I traveled around the country for there months, so i tried a couple different schools here and there but none of them were as good as wawerider. Even though i only took four lessons, I got...More

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Thank Maja L
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We had Spencer as our instructor for our first surf lessons. He was very knowledgable, patient and fun! He went over important safety information efficiently and had us in the water quickly. My husband and I both were up on our board in no time!...More

Thank layneseamont
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Kim C
23 July 2016|
Response from DominicalWaverider | Property representative |
Hi Kim! August is a cooler month, we have sunny days and rainy nights. We are experiencing early mornings partly cloud lately, but that is something new for us. Don't forget to bring lots of sunscreen and I suggest a light... More